The table below looks at the statistics for COBIT skills in IT contracts advertised for the Uxbridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited COBIT over the 3 months to 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT)
Rank 15 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing COBIT 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 2.13% - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 20.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£225 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £350 £415
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -15.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised in the Uxbridge region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Uxbridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
10 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 10.64% 7.37% 11.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 6
Average daily rate £375 £431 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% +7.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £227 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £480 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £17.00 - £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.60% -6.50%

COBIT
Jobs Demand Trend in Uxbridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing COBIT across the Uxbridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

COBIT Jobs Demand Trend in Uxbridge

COBIT
Daily Rate Trend in Uxbridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing COBIT across the Uxbridge region.

COBIT Daily Rate Trend in Uxbridge

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Top 13 Related IT Skills in Uxbridge

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Uxbridge region citing COBIT also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited COBIT.

1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) SAP
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) FMCG
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery

COBIT
Top Related IT Skills in Uxbridge by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Uxbridge region citing COBIT also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited COBIT. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Team Leader
2 1 (50.00%) Support Team Leader
2 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support Team Leader
2 1 (50.00%) Service Desk Team Leader
2 1 (50.00%) Desktop Team Leader
2 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) SAP
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft